Madurai AIIMS: Lay the foundation stone; But will the construction work? Question to Central Govt IG News

According to the Japan International Cooperation Agency agreement, the central government has informed that the Madurai AIIMS works should be completed by October 2026.

Foundation stone laid for construction of AIIMS Hospital at Thopur, Madurai. But has the construction work started? Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia has responded to the question raised in the Lok Sabha.

Among them, the foundation stone for the construction of AIIMS Hospital in Madurai was laid on January 27, 2019. The Tamil Nadu government provided the land for that purpose in 2020. On October 25, 2022, AIIMS Madurai Hospital has announced the appointment of Project Management Consultant.

The Union Cabinet meeting held on March 26, 2021 approved the start of construction work of Madurai AIIMS Hospital at an estimated cost of Rs 1,264 crore.


Later, 1977.8 crore rupees were added to the revised fund amount and funds were requested from the Japan International Cooperation Agency. While the Japan International Cooperation Agency has approved the loan, as per the loan agreement, the construction of AIIMS Madurai should be completed within 5 years from March 2021 to October 2026.

Based on that, 50 students have already been admitted under the AIIMS Hospital in Madurai and are temporarily studying in other medical colleges, and also appointments as Executive Director, Deputy Director, Supervising Engineer, Executive Engineer and Administrative Officers have been made to the AIIMS Hospital, Madurai.



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